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Giving Thanks for Spiritual Blessings
by Gayle Hoefker
(Posted Posted November 18, 2014)

Now is the time of year that many in the United States begin to think about Thanksgiving. We are thankful for many physical blessings like safe neighborhoods, freedom of travel, abundant harvests, good jobs, and comfortable homes.

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Attitude, Perspective, and God's Commandments
by Steven Britt
(Posted Posted November 18, 2014)

Modern psychology has shown that our attitude can influence our perception of events, places, people and their motives--everything we experience! Our attitude is generally outside of our control and shaped by our prior interactions, unless we are keenly aware of our own prejudices and make a conscious effort to free ourselves from them.

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Continued Terror in Jerusalem
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted November 18, 2014)

There was tragic news out of Jerusalem yesterday. Two Muslim gunmen entered a synagogue with guns and knives and killed four and injured several others. The gunmen were later shot down by Israeli police. This is the most violent incident yet in recent escalation of attacks in the city.

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Powering Up Perspective in Prayer
by Victor Kubik
(Posted Posted November 13, 2014)

If you're like me, it's altogether too easy to allow distractions. If I'm not focused, my mind can wander. How do we avoid that and offer up powerful prayers that "avail much"? (James:5:16).

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Age Is Just a Number
by Janet Treadway
(Posted Posted November 13, 2014)

Recently I hit the "six-zero." I had been dreading it for months. The reality sunk in that I have lived most of my life! Even if I lived to my eighties, that is but a vapor as I see time speeding along.

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Interstellar Review - What Is Man That You Are Mindful of Him?
by Mitchell Moss
(Posted Posted November 7, 2014)

“We used to look up in the sky and wonder at our place in the stars, and now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt.”— Interstellar main character Cooper.

Is there any more wide a chasm separating two distinctly contrasting perspectives in the human condition than that?

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Prayer Difficult? Remedy Here.
by Victor Kubik
(Posted Posted November 6, 2014)

Ever talk with God? Did He answer? The Bible references prayer more than 600 times, confirming its critical importance. Simply put, prayer represents the very spiritual lifeblood of the relationship we have with God. It's the main way we communicate with both our all-powerful Father in heaven and with Jesus Christ, our Advocate. Through many examples, the Bible shows how prayer is the miraculous medium directly connecting physical man to God, who is Spirit (John:4:24). Through prayer we can express our gratitude, praise, thoughts and needs to God.

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Your Spiritual Foundation
by David Dance
(Posted Posted November 5, 2014)

The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold (Psalm:18:2, NIV).

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What Do You Trust In?
by Dan Dowd
(Posted Posted November 4, 2014)

What do you trust in?

Some people trust in wealth. Some people trust in a select group of individuals – a spouse, or family, or friends. Some trust only in themselves. Others trust in the government of the nation they live in. One of the great tragedies of the time in which we live is the erosion of trust across all aspects of our society.

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Words That Hurt
by Darris McNeely
(Posted Posted October 31, 2014)

Revelations this week that senior members of President Obama’s administration have resorted to speaking of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a derogatory manner are disturbing. It was revealed this week that Mr. Netanyahu has been called “chicken****” and a “coward.” Deliberately leaking these comments to the press shows others deficiencies I won’t comment on here.

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